Tracy Sorenson

Tracy Sorensen is a novelist, freelance journalist, and video-maker based in Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia.

Her novel, The Lucky Galah (Picador 2018), was longlisted for the 2018 Independent Booksellers Award and shortlisted for the Readings Prize for new Australian fiction.

Her feature-length documentary, Songs for Kate (2013, distributed by Ronin Films), is about the creation of a chamber opera about the last days of bushranger Ned Kelly’s sister.

Tracy has worked as a journalist for companies such as Fairfax and Rural Press and is also published in literary journals such as Meanjin.

Over the past ten years she has taught writing, journalism, and documentary making at TAFE and at Charles Sturt University.

She is currently completing a PhD in crochet and climate change communication (yes, they can go together – the small is a doorway into the large!).

Tracy is facilitating the workshop From Little Things, Big Things Grow